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Funded Grants and Awards for Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020)
Funded Grants and Awards for Fiscal Year 2019 (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019)
Aug 21, 2020 Press Releases
New grants include development of CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing treatments, new disease models, and a retinal regeneration therapy
Aug 17, 2020 Eye On the Cure Research News
The paper provides insights into the genetic landscape of inherited retinal diseases
Aug 12, 2020 Science Education
Everything patients and families want to know about gene therapy…and a little bit more
Aug 12, 2020 Press Releases
This exclusive conversation and acoustic performance by Sam and Casey Harris of X Ambassadors on August 20, will raise awareness and funds to find treatments and cures for blinding diseases.
Aug 5, 2020 The Foundation in the News
In 2018, the Foundation Fighting Blindness launched a venture philanthropy investment arm called the Retinal Degeneration (RD) Fund to help companies and researchers advance promising treatments for inherited retinal diseases into and through early-stage human studies. Currently, the RD Fund has allocated about 75% of its $72 million fund to eight investments.
Aug 4, 2020 Eye On the Cure Research News
Gene therapy delivered by intravitreal injection
Aug 4, 2020 Foundation News
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is pleased to provide an audio recording and full transcripts of the Insights Forum, our quarterly conference call providing updates to the inherited retinal disease community. The call took place on July 30, 2020.
Aug 3, 2020 Beacon Stories
Award-nominated recording artist Lachi has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the industry with millions of streams on her music. But with all her many amazing musical accomplishments, it wasn’t until a few years ago that she fully embraced herself as a legally blind artist who identifies with the disability community as closely as she does with music.